The Arbors at Shelburne—Vermont's trusted mind and memory care resource for over 30 years.
Across from Lake Champlain, The Arbors is the only dually licensed Residential Care Home and Nursing Facility in the area exclusively for those with memory loss and other care needs.
30+ year history as one of Vermont’s most trusted mind and memory care communities
Vibrant and compassionate with a neighborhood feel
Dedicated, on-premise clinical services
Comfortable spaces to maximize independence and feelings of safety
Care for those with mild cognitive impairment to late-stage dementia
Care and Experiences So Those With Memory Loss Can Prosper
Whether newly diagnosed or in late stage dementia, Arbors residents have ample opportunities to experience joy each day—activities that excite, spaces to connect and surroundings that encourage memories.
Is it the right time for senior living?
Comfort & Convenience
At The Arbors, our focus is on fostering wellness and engagement. As one of the most experienced communities in the area focused exclusively on mind and memory care, residents are supported by compassionate staff who regularly attend quality trainings and adapt services to individual abilities and interests.
Reputation for Caring
Recognized for interdisciplinary approach across physicians, nursing, programming, rehabilitation and social services.
Resident-centered approach to services with a focus on associate training.
Enhanced Health Support
Services supported by specialized equipment, such as mechanical lifts for transfers.
Research-based Memory Care
Dynamic programs facilitated by trained and certified associates, including sensory-based activities.
Choose a space that feels just right.
Living & Care
Types of Care Offered Here
Mind & Memory Care
Memory Care — Special care for those with memory impairment.
Homey living spaces to fit personal service requirements
Tailored, needs-based care for all stages of memory loss
On-site medical services and multi-sensory programs
Associates trained in meaningful, professional interactions
Programming for physical, social and intellectual wellness
Meals designed to deliver nutrition and stimulate senses
Respite Care — A short-term stay when you or your loved one needs a break, some extra care or even just to try us out.
- Personalized, 24/7 needs-based care as determined by a nursing assessment
- Sensory dining with healthy, chef prepared meals
- Texture modified diets and feeding assistance
- Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers
- Therapeutic experiences including research-based, sensory programs
- Specially designed living spaces that support mental processing
Nursing Home Care
Nursing Home Care – Round the clock long or short-term care.
Care plans that are regularly adapted and enhanced
On-site 24/7 nursing care supported by a Medical Director
Supportive physical, occupational and speech therapists
Mechanical lifts and two-person assists for those with mobility limitations
Meet Your Executive Director:
Wendy Brodie, LNHA, is a Vermont native who studied social work at UVM and has devoted her entire 20-year career to geriatrics. She became executive director of The Arbors in 2016.
What Brought You to Benchmark:
I value the strong emphasis that Benchmark has on the importance of relationships with our residents, families and associates, and their commitment to providing robust care and services.
My most favorite part of the day is being able to spend time with our residents and families.
Benchmark's Purpose & Values
At Benchmark Senior Living, we transform lives through meaningful human connection.
Across all of our communities, our mission is to meet individuals where they are and connect them to the people, interests and things that matter most to them — at every stage of life. We are driven by our values: Called to Care, Better Together and Be the Benchmark.